How to network to find your perfect job

In this short video for CIMA, Heather advises students and graduates how to network to find their perfect job

Heather being interviewed at the TCS Global Conference

Listen to Heather talking about how Accountants and Lawyers can win business using social media

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Poor packaging prevents performance
31 March 2015

Does the way you package your service prevent people from using it easily, and how would changing th […]

5 common mistakes firms make when working with journalists
25 March 2015

Press coverage, whether local, national or specific to a trade can be a huge bonus as you work along […]

15 ways to get your fee earners to willing write blog articles – part 2
18 March 2015

Content that’s written by the firm’s partners can show their expertise and the personality of the fi […]

15 ways to get your fee earners to willing write blog articles – part 1
11 March 2015

One of the big challenges which nearly all professional service firms face is how to get the fee ear […]

Presentation skills, from classic mistakes
24 February 2015

Giving a great presentation, engaging with the audience , leaving them thoughtful and poised for act […]

6 common reasons why you didn’t get made up to partner this time around
30 March 2015

This week, many firms will announce who they are admitting to the partnership. If you are not one of […]

How to pick yourself up if you are unsuccessful in the partnership admissions vote
23 March 2015

Firstly, if you are reading this article because you have just been told you are not going to make p […]

Your top six priorities when you are successful in the partnership admissions vote
16 March 2015

Firstly, well done for making it to partner! You have probably made the biggest and toughest step up […]

Why tried and tested sales techniques normally don’t work for professionals
11 March 2015

In this blog post by Jon Baker, co-author of The Go-To Expert, he examines why tried and tested sale […]

9 excellent ways to truly understand what your clients will want to buy
9 March 2015

Last week I was helping a group of consultants start the process of winning their own new clients. M […]

What do people say about Heather as a speaker?

“Heather recently ran a workshop on networking at our annual L&D event, TrainingZone Live. It was universally well-received. I’d recommend her as a speaker, a writer or a workshop leader.”
Jon Kennard, Editor of Training Zone Live

"I found the talk quite inspirational"
Associate, Reed Smith


"I thought Heather showed great understanding of how the legal sector works and offered practical solutions/suggestions."
Associate, Clifford Chance

"The delegates scored Heather very highly for her session which is a testament to her skills as a presenter and her knowledge within this field.”
Andreas Tsarbos, ICAEW Event Co-ordinator


"I've used Heather several times to present webinars to our clients and the feedback she receives is consistently outstanding. She has the enviable ability gets all the delegates engaged and participating during the webinar whilst delivering fantastic content. I would have no hesitation in asking Heather to present for us again."
Steven Baldwin, AVN

"Her content is always interesting, refreshing and lively and she is one of the best people we have ever used to deliver webinars for our communities."
Sarah Cross, AVN


"I wanted to say a huge thank you for your presentation at our conference. It was very well received indeed and there is much positive talk about it."
James Frost, Founder of TGS Global

"Very thought provoking and useful"
Senior Manager, ACCA

The Excedia Group

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